PRES Performance Indicators

Supervision Scale

My supervisor/s have the skills and subject knowledge to support my research

I have regular contact with my supervisor/s, appropriate for my needs

My supervisor/s provide feedback that helps me direct my research activities

My supervisor/s help me to identify my training and development needs as a researcher

Resources Scale

I have a suitable working space

There is adequate provision of computing resources and facilities

There is adequate provision of library facilities (including physical and online resources)

I have access to the specialist resources necessary for my research

Research Culture Scale

My department provides a good seminar programme

I have frequent opportunities to discuss my research with other research students

The research ambience in my department or faculty stimulates my work

I have opportunities to become involved in the wider research community, beyond my department

Procedures Scale

I received an appropriate induction to my research degree programme

I understand the requirements and deadlines for formal monitoring of my progress

I understand the required standard for my thesis

The final assessment procedures for my degree are clear to me

Responsibilities Scale

My institution values and responds to feedback from research degree students

I understand my responsibilities as a research degree student

I am aware of my supervisors' responsibilities towards me as a research degree student

Other than my supervisor/s, I know who to approach if I am concerned about any aspect of my degree programme

Research Skills Scale

My skills in applying appropriate research methodologies, tools and techniques have developed during my programme

My skills in critically analysing and evaluating findings and results have developed during my programme

My confidence to be creative or innovative has developed during my programme

My understanding of 'research integrity' (e.g. rigour, ethics, transparency, attributing the contribution of others) has developed during my programme

Professional Development Scale

My ability to manage projects has developed during my programme

My ability to communicate information effectively to diverse audiences has developed during my programme

I have developed contacts or professional networks during my programme

I have increasingly managed my own professional development during my programme

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